The Prince Regent presenting to political ministers the expected baby of Princess Charlotte and Prince Leopold, who urinates in their faces; representing the burden of taxation required by the Royal family. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1816.
- Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
- 1 August 1816
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The baby was not born: Princess Charlotte died in childbirth on 6 November 1817
Progeny in perspective or a royal accouchment!! G.C. 1816.
London (Cheapside) : J. Johnston, 1 August 1816.
1 print : etching, with watercolour
British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. IX, London 1949, no. 12796
Wellcome Library no. 12212i
- John Bull (Symbolic character)
- Royal houses.
- Obstetrics |England –19th century
- House furnishings |Great Britain –19th century
- Costume |Great Britain –19th century
- Great Britain.
- George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830.
- Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount, 1769-1822.
- Charlotte Augusta, Princess of Great Britain, 1796-1817.
- Charlotte, Queen, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818.
- Mary, Duchess of Gloucester, 1776-1857.
- Leopold I, Prince of Saxe-Coburg, active 1816.
- Eldon, John Scott, Earl of, 1751-1838.
- Liverpool, Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of, 1770-1828.